IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 723: Hadewijch's Mystical Theology

Tuesday 15 July 2003, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Ruusbroec Society, Universiteit van Antwerpen
Organiser:Veerle Fraeters, Ruusbroecgenootschap, Universiteit Antwerpen
Moderator/Chair:Elisabeth Dutton, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
Paper 723-aThe Reaction of Hadewijch and the 13th-Century Brabantine Mystics to the Divorce of Spirituality and Theology
(Language: English)
Rob Faesen, Department of Church History, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Index terms: Gender Studies, Language and Literature - Dutch, Religious Life, Theology
Paper 723-bUnity and Trinity in the Writings of Hadewijch of Brabant and Beatrijs of Nazareth
(Language: English)
Hanneke Arts-Honselaar, Department of Church History, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Index terms: Gender Studies, Language and Literature - Dutch, Religious Life, Theology
Paper 723-cAnnihilating Desire: Hadewijch and Marguerite Porete
(Language: English)
Amy Hollywood, Department of Religion, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
Index terms: Language and Literature - Dutch, Language and Literature - French/ Occitan, Religious Life, Theology
Abstract

Though not educated as a theologian, Hadewijch’s literary works express a distinctive mystical theology that converses intensely with contemporary theology. In this session several aspects of Hadewijch’s theological thought will be assessed.